The Boki youths political forum, Cross River State, has organized an interactive session to explore ways to end the recurring crisis in the area.
The interactive session which has the theme: Peace, security, good governance and the way forward towards 2019 general election, was held at mustard seed conference room, Calabar.
In a message to the participants, the speaker, Mr Patrick Osang Ewama, adviced the youths to resolve to live in peace and harmony to stem unwarranted loss of lives and property. Mr Ewama emphasized the need for dialogue as the most civilized approach to conflict resolution.
The speaker expressed hope that Boki residents would resolve the cycle of violence in the area by embracing dialogue and mutual respect for one another.
Mr Patrick Osang Ewama stressed that no individual or community has the monopoly of violence hence the need to resist the temptation to perpetual evil.
Earlier, the convener and the association Leader, Mr Njong Cleverty Afu said the current political, ethnic cultural boundary unrest and supremacy among the various groups of Cultism in the Boki nation must stop. He explained that the resolutions made in the interactive session will be put across in a communique to Boki leaders, the state Governor and Boki in diaspora for emergency intervention.
On their part, the two Chiefs who where present at the event , Chief Ayuk Godwin Oma, and chief Emmanuel Bisong, attributed the root cause of the unrest to negligent of order and law.
In different remarks, Mr, Julius Kijuo, Mr Ernest Apie, Mr Destiny Kichi Akwo among others, called on boundary commission to intervene in the issue as well as provide standard security network in the local government area.